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Taichung Metropolitan Opera House, Taiwan
Taiwanese Performance Theatre – design by Toyo Ito, architect
19 Mar 2013
Taichung Performance Theatre
Design: Toyo Ito architects
Location: Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C.
This arts building in Taichung is by the famous Japanese architect, Toyo Ito, who leads a major international architecture office in Tokyo, Japan. He was the winner of the Pritzker Prize in 2013 and is lauded internationally as a gifted architect with numerous major buildings completed and many prestigious prizes awarded to his architecture practice.
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Toyo Ito Architects, Tokyo, Japan
Location: Taichung, Taiwan
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The National Taichung Theater (Chinese: 台中國家歌劇院) is an opera house in the Taichung’s 7th Redevelopment Zone in the Xitun District of Taichung, Taiwan. The estimated area of the structure is 57,685 square metres (620,920 sq ft). It was designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito in collaboration with Cecil Balmond at Arup AGU. It was contracted on 11 November 2009 with construction planned for 45 months. The venue had a partial opening on 23 November 2014. It was officially opened in 2016.
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Taichung Metropolitan Opera House Building by Toyo Ito architect